15 Foods That Cure


Beyond boosting alertness for up to 90 minutes, that morning cup is the number-one source of antioxidants and can help decrease your risk of developing Alzheimer's


Raspberries contain anthocyanins, which boost insulin production and lower blood sugar levels, providing a strong defense against diabetes.


Pigments that occur naturally in carrots—were six times less likely to develop skin cancer than those with the lowest intakes


Salmon and olive oil, raises good HDL cholesterol levels. And salmon contains a huge dose of omega-3 fatty acids, which can ward off heart disease.

Whole-grain Cereal

30 grams of fiber daily are half as likely to develop breast cancer, according to research. A bowl of Fiber One® with blueberries will get you halfway there.

White Tea

Drinking just one cup of tea a day may cut your risk of colon cancer in half. Antioxidants in the tea, called catechins, inhibit the growth of cancer cells.


Aids bone density and is crucial in the generation of new cells. It is also a good source of vitamin D, an essential ingredient for bone strength.

Romaine Lettuce

The National Institutes of Health found that people who consume the most lutein—found in leafy greens— are 43 percent less likely to develop macular

Red Wine

An antioxidant in red wine called resveratrol may help extend life by neutralizing disease-causing free radicals

Jack Cheese

Eating less than a quarter ounce of Jack, Cheddar, Gouda, or mozzarella cheese will boost pH levels to protect your pearly whites from cavities.

Baked Potato

Potassium in your diet a baked potato will boost your intake by about 400 mg, but be sure to eat the skin will significantly lower your blood pressure.


Iron in the meat stimulates hair turnover and replenishment. Beef is also rich in zinc, which helps guard against hair loss.


Compounds in garlic have been shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by up to 50 percent.


Reduce your risk of developing lung cancer by up to 50 percent. Grapefruit contains naringin, which may help lower levels of cancer-causing enzymes.

Olive Oil

Antioxidants found in olives have been shown both to raise HDL (good) cholesterol and lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, making olive oil a doubly potent